New Model May Explain Differences in Parkinson’s Symptoms, Progression

New Model May Explain Differences in Parkinson’s Symptoms, Progression

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New Model May Explain Differences in Parkinson’s Symptoms, Progression

A new model of alpha-synuclein in Parkinson’s development, addressing both where aggregates first appear and their spread through the nervous system, may explain the variety of early symptoms, asymmetry in motor symptoms, and variability of disease progression seen in patients, a study reported. The study, “The α-Synuclein Origin and Connectome Model (SOC Model) of Parkinson’s Disease: Explaining Motor Asymmetry, Non-Motor Phenotypes, and Cognitive Decline,” was published in the Journal of Parkinson’s Disease.  In Parkinson’s disease,…

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